half sovereign

noun

Definition of half sovereign

: a British gold coin worth 10 shillings

First Known Use of half sovereign

circa 1504, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of half sovereign was circa 1504

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“Half sovereign.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/half%20sovereign. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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